Exam AZ-220: Microsoft Azure IoT Developer


This exam retired on July 31, 2023.

Candidates for this exam are Azure IoT developers with subject matter expertise in creating and maintaining the cloud and device portions of an IoT solution. In addition to configuring and maintaining the devices by using cloud services, they also set up the physical devices. They are responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the configuration of the devices throughout the lifecycle.

Azure IoT developers implement design specifications for IoT solutions, including device topology, connectivity, diagnostics and monitoring, and security. They develop the code that enables two-way communication between the device and the cloud. They also develop and deploy modules and configure device networking for the Azure IoT Edge portion of the solution. Professionals in this role implement designs for solutions to manage data streams, including monitoring and data transformation as they relate to IoT. The Azure IoT developer works with architects, device developers, data engineers, and other stakeholders to help ensure successful business integration.

Candidates for this exam should have a general understanding of device types and Azure services, including data storage options, data analysis, data processing, AI, and other platform as a service (PaaS) options. They must be able to program in at least one Azure IoT software development kit–supported (SDK-supported) language.

Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Azure IoT Developer Specialty

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  • AZ-220: Microsoft Azure IoT Developer

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: set up the Azure IoT Hub solution infrastructure; provision and manage devices; implement IoT Edge; process and manage data; monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize IoT solutions; and implement security.

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Skills measured

  • Set up the Azure IoT Hub solution infrastructure (15–20%)
  • Provision and manage devices (15–20%)
  • Implement IoT Edge (20–25%)
  • Implement business integration (5–10%)
  • Process and manage data (10–15%)
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize IoT solutions (10–15%)
  • Implement security (10–15%)

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